Month: April 2022

Dairy Farmers and Methane Gas

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Is encouraging dairy farmers and cattle ranchers to capture methane gas from their livestock’s manure good or bad for the planet? – Phil Onorato, Pittsburgh, PA Methane capture, the process of using the decomposition of livestock byproducts like cow and hog manure to […]

PPE Waste

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that PPE waste is a growing environmental burden these days. Is anyone working on ways to solve this problem? – B. Jackson, Carle Place NY From healthcare workers and teachers, grocery clerks and students, no one has escaped the increased need […]

What is Gravity Energy Storage?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What exactly is gravity energy storage and why are some environmentalists so bullish on it? – James McIntosh, New York, NY Gravity energy storage, whereby engineers harness the energy in gravitational forces by connecting the momentum generated to the electric grid, is a […]

Talking to Kids About Climate Change

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Any ideas on how to talk to my kids about climate change? –Susan C. Hicksville, NY As our understanding of the human-caused effects on our environment deepens, we find ourselves changing our habits, but we also carry the responsibility of preparing the next […]

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